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Labor Market Institutions and Public Regulation (CESifo Seminar Series)

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English


  • Labour economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Business & Economics / Labor,
  • Labor,
  • Public Policy - General,
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  • Europe,
  • Labor market,
  • Manpower policy

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJonas Agell (Editor), Michael Keen (Editor), Alfons J. Weichenrieder (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9464080M
ISBN 100262012138
ISBN 109780262012133

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The book identifies three central challenges to contemporary labor regulation: intensifying labor market fragmentation, complex interactions between labor market institutions, and obstacles to Author: Deirdre Mccann. Labour market regulations actually include labour market institutions as well as part of labour market policies: they cover wage setting institutions, mandatory social benefits, the unemployment insurance system, as well as different aspects of labour legislation (law on minimum wage, employment protection legislation, and the enforcement of. functioning of the labor market and the productivity of firms. The history of formal labor market institutions originates in the second half of the 19th century with the industrialization of Western Europe and North America. During the s and the first three decades after World War II, a ―modern‖ institutional framework was completed inFile Size: KB. The Labor Market Institutions (LMI) Handbook provides direct online access to a wealth of both qualitative and quantitative information on labor markets—and the institutions and policies that influence labor markets—for more than 60 economies. This compendium database provides a “one-stop shop” for TCB members to quickly access detailed, country-specific information about labor markets.

Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation is a state of the art presentation of the latest Australian scholarship and research surrounding this seismic change. Its 38 chapters reflect the dramatically different industrial, social, political and legislative contexts in which the law now operates and the intellectual revolution this is generating. What Do Labor Market Institutions Do? * The past couple of decades have seen a huge increase in research on various labor market institutions. This paper offers a brief overview and discussion of research on the labor market impacts of minimum wages (MW), unemployment insurance (UI), and employment protection legislation (EPL). Labor market regulation is a high-profile, and often contentious, area of public policy. Although these regulations have been studied most extensively in developed countries, there is a growing body of literature on their effects in developing countries. the institutions as the outcome of an endogenous process. Section 3 stresses the role of interactions involving labour market institutions in explaining labour market performance. As a consequence, the literature highlights the great importance of an efficient policy design exploiting these interactions Size: KB.

Highlights I show that a nation's labor market institutions affect its trade patterns. Workers acquire more relationship-specific skills in a protective labor market. Countries with protective labor laws specialize in specific skill-intensive sectors. The estimated wage return to firm tenure is used to proxy for a sector's firm-specific skill by: Labor market institutions: a review of the literature (English) Abstract. This paper reviews the findings of more than studies on the impacts of four types of labor market institutions: minimum wages, employment protection regulation, unions and collective bargaining, and mandated by: While non-union institutions are unlikely to fill the gap left by the decline of unions, the findings suggest that emerging groups and unions might together improve some dimensions of worker well-being. Emerging Labor Market Institutions is the story of workers and institutions in flux, searching for ways to represent labor in the new century. 83 The Effects of Public Sector Labor Laws categories shown in the first column of table , from bargaining pro- hibited at one extreme to strike permitted and compulsory arbitration at the other e~treme.~ As can be seen in columns 2 and 3, there is a wide distribution of municipalities across the nine categories in the.